BREAKING: Nigerian university workers announce date to begin strike

The association of Non-teaching staff in Nigerian public universities will commence a nationwide strike from February 15, 2021. The Non-teaching staff as opposed to the Federal Government’s handling of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). The Non-teaching staff is protesting the sharing formula of the N40billion earned academic allowances and non-payment of arrears […]

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JUST IN: NECO releases 2020 SSCE results, see how to check

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the internal Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE) results. In the year 2020, there has been a two percent increase in candidates who made five credits and above in all subjects. NECO also derecognized 12 schools for their involvement in mass cheating and cases of malpractice. Professor Godswill Obioma, […]

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ASUU insists on Lecturers not returning to classes gives their reason

On Tuesday, The Academic Staff Union of Universities insisted that Nigerian universities and their students in the country are not yet ready to re-open at the moment. ASUU said that they are finding it difficult to return to classes in the middle of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country. Recall that […]

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UPDATE: NUC gives universities date to re-open after 10 months

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has directed all Vice-Chancellors to resume academic activities on January 18 in all universities. This is in accordance with the Presidential task Force, PTF, on COVID-19 directives. This was contained in a statement signed by Chris Maiyaki, the NUC’s Deputy Executive Secretary, on behalf of the Executive Secretary, Professor Abubakar […]

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COVID-19: NUC orders universities to stop academic activities

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has issued an order to the university’s Vice-Chancellor to stop any further academic activities due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in the country. The Deputy Executive Secretary (Administration), Chris Maiyaki, signed the circular. Hostel accommodation, classrooms, seminars, and conferences are to be put on hold. Maiyaki directed the universities […]

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ASUU reveals why strike may resume

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has disclosed that it may resume the suspended strike. Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, the Academic Staff Union of Universities National President, said the union would resume the suspended strike if the federal government failed to fulfill the agreements reached with them. Prof Biodun Ogunyemi disclosed this during a press […]

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FG vows ASUU will not be given opportunity to go on strike again

Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, has said that he will do everything to make sure the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) does not embark on another strike. Chris Ngige stated this stated on Wednesday while speaking on Channels TV’s Politics Today. According to Chris Ngige, his three children were affected by […]

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ASUU gives Federal govt conditions for lecturers to resume work

On Wednesday, The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, gave Federal government conditions for its members to call off the strike. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU President, said University lecturers would return to classes when the government provides a conducive teaching environment in line with COVID-19 protocols. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi […]

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Nigerian Government orders the immediate closure of schools

The government of Adamawa has directed the closure of all schools Immediately. The state Ministry of Education issued this fresh order. It came to light on Friday when Aisha Abubakar, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, said the closure should be done immediately. “The Ministry of Education and Human […]

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JAMB awards N375m to 5 best performing tertiary institutions in Nigeria [Full list]

On Thursday, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, gave N75million awards to each of the five best performing tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, won the Most National Institution in Admission of Candidates while the University of Ilorin won the Most Subscribed Institution by Candidates award. The University of Ilorin again […]

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